Firefighters reminded residents on Thursday to unplug Christmas trees and outside decorations when not at home or while sleeping.
Final preparations were underway Saturday morning for the event as volunteers showed up and people lined up outside the door – some waiting all night long.
A battery-recycling facility in Boyle Heights has started to remove lead-contaminated soil from neighboring homes after results released for 85 of the homes tested indicated the existence of lead.
A 10-year-old boy was listed in critical but stable condition Wednesday after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver in the Hollenbeck area.
A 17-year-old male suspect was charged on Wednesday for stealing a vehicle and killing a man in Boyle Heights.
Police say a 19-year-old man was killed in a bizarre turn of events that began with a hit-and-run and ended with an attempted car theft in Boyle Heights Sunday.
A couple who recently went through escrow on a property in Boyle Heights was involved in a scam while trying to close out their real estate deal.
A special housing complex is giving dozens of down-and-out Los Angeles veterans a home just in time for Veterans Day.
The state Department of Toxic Substances said the yards of 104 homes in a Boyle Heights neighborhood have been tested for lead.
Investigators Thursday were trying to determine the cause of a fire that gutted four businesses just east of downtown.
Officials continued their investigation Saturday into a tandem tanker truck that overturned and caught fire in Boyle Heights yesterday afternoon.
Authorities say a double tanker truck overturned and caught fire Friday afternoon in Boyle Heights.
A big rig carrying molasses was involved in a multi-vehicle accident Wednesday morning causing major delays on the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway.
Firefighters battled a structure fire Sunday at a Boyle Heights masonry building.
Crews were on the scene of a large outdoor fire Sunday that has erupted near commercial buildings in the Boyle Heights area.